Basic Medical Skills to have onboard online course aims to raise awareness regarding Basic Medical Skills that crews should have on board vessels.
The course outlines various medical skills such as how to measure blood pressure or pulse, how to put a neck collar, how to take a patient’s history, etc. as important skills to have onboard a vessel.
- Comprehend how you could take someone’s body temperature.
- Recognize how you can measure someone’s blood pressure.
- Identify why you should find and measure someone’s pulse and heart rate.
- Understand why, when and how to test a blood sugar level.
- Understand how to treat and change bandages of trauma.
- Comprehend how to give an intramuscular injection.
- Recognize how to administer injectable local anesthesia effectively.
- Identify how to put a neck collar.
- Identify the correct way to perform a physical examination of a patient.
- Understand the correct way for history taking.
- Understand the general rules of receiving and giving medication.
- Identify how to complete a medical report.
- Identify how to measure the respiratory rate.
- Understand how to put on and properly remove the medical gloves.
- Industry Best Standards following STCW guidelines
Vessel types: All vessel types including Oil tanker, Gas tanker (LNG/LPG), Bulk carrier, Container vessel, Chemical tanker, General cargo, Generic Offshore vessel, Passenger vessel
Who should attend: All crew, especially recommended for Chief Officer & Chief Engineer